Elphinstone Point, Mahabaleshwar

Enjoy panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding highlands and mountains at Elphinstone Point. Observe the breathtaking scenery from a high spot and bring your camera to capture its beauty via a photograph. Climb down a series of steps well protected by railings which ensures the safety of the visitors. After the climb sit and relax in the area, with fresh air and soothing winds forming a peaceful ambient. Enjoy some buttermilk, sweet corn, and other snacks and refreshments sold at the nearby stalls. Monkeys are playful residents of this attraction, but don’t provoke them and keep your snacks out of their reach. Plan to see Elphinstone Point and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mahabaleshwar trip planner .
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  • This is the best place in mahabaleswar!! You gotta visit this one definitely. Mind blowing view! We enjoyed to the fullest!  more »
  • so this is one of the most popular places in Mahabaleshwar region and offers a stunning view of the valley. The elphinstone point is located at a bit distant from the main shop which offers tasty sand...  more »
  • Elphinstone point has a really great view. One has to go down few steps to look at the scenic mountain. One can find echo point and Arthur's seat point from this place. It one of the best point for ph...  more »
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  • This location has 3-4 view points side by side. The view of the elephant's head is interesting. May be your cab driver can guide you some information and stories. Beware of monkeys. Dam view is very good.
  • Greenery and natural beauty of the point is enchanting. The mountain is carved in to the shape of an elephant head and covered in by creepers adding to greenery. lot of plants ,good site for photography . The area is very clean and we as tourists there must ensure that the same stays litter free
  • Beautiful place. There are small food joints on the point. Best place to visit in early morning and during sunset. In the noon it gets hot.
  • You need to walk from parking area. Beautiful view from the spot. Remains less crowded
  • Its a good place to reach.. With a minimum number of steps to climb.. Elder people can visit comfortably too..

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